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Making It Up Together: Improv for Community

The Center McDonald/Wright Building 1301 North Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA, United States

Join us for this all-levels improv course! Together, we will create a welcoming and supportive environment to try new things, take a few risks and make new friends all while learning, developing and honing an improv mindset. 

$80 – $100
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The Center Breath

The Center McDonald/Wright Building 1301 North Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA, United States

Learn how to utilize the power of the inner Universe of the androgynous spirit. Six classes meeting each Tuesday to bring you to Center.

$60 – $80
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Literature and the Creative Writing Process

The Center McDonald/Wright Building 1301 North Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA, United States

This is a 10 week course where participants will use all types of writing - short stories, poetry, screenplays, essays - as springboards to create their own works.

$100 – $120
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Beginning Spanish

The Center McDonald/Wright Building 1301 North Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA, United States

Beginning Spanish is a foundational course which lays the groundwork for the development of eventual fluency. Learning Spanish is an adventure which offers us a window into beautiful cultures and a linguistic passport to 20 nations.

$100 – $120

Eisenhower Lecture: What the heck is Sepsis?

Virtual Via Zoom

This discussion aims to provide general education on what exactly sepsis is (and isn’t), what risk factors may put you at risk for developing sepsis, what the symptoms of sepsis are, and what you can do help reduce your risk developing sepsis.

Free

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Lust for Life: Sex Positive Therapy Group

Scott Hines Behavioral Health Clinic 1301 North Palm Canyon Dr, 2nd Floor, Palm Springs, CA, United States

A weekly inclusive group for all genders and sexual orientations exploring the psychosexual spectrum

Free
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American Sign Language for Beginners

The Center McDonald/Wright Building 1301 North Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA, United States

This 8-week course is designed for students with no previous experience in American Sign Language.

$80 – $100
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Beginning Ukulele

The Center McDonald/Wright Building 1301 North Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA, United States

Have fun and join in with others to learn how to play the ukulele.

$100 – $150
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Intermediate Ukulele

The Center McDonald/Wright Building 1301 North Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA, United States

Designed for Intermediate/Advanced Ukulele players, or those with previous music experience.

$100 – $150

East Coachella Valley Pride

Coachella Library 1500 6th St, Coachella, United States

About The Event The East Coachella Valley Pride Festival Planning Committee brings you the 7th Annual East Coachella Valley Pride Festival, an intimate community building celebration of the LGBTQ community […]

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CMA: Stop The Insanity

The Center McDonald/Wright Building 1301 North Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA, United States

This is a CMA group that gathers every Monday night at 7:00pm with the topic being Stop The Insanity. It is an open meeting and discussion for anyone to attend.

Free
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American Sign Language Level II

The Center McDonald/Wright Building 1301 North Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA, United States

This 6-week course has been created for students who have completed ASL for Beginners.

ECV Pride Youth Pool Party

The Center Eastern Coachella Valley 1515 Sixth Street, Coachella, CA, United States

Register here About this Event Come celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride with us at the Gender-Expansive & Queer Youth Pool Party as a part of the official East Coachella Valley Pride events! […]

Baile con Orgullo

The Center Eastern Coachella Valley 1515 Sixth Street, Coachella, CA, United States

About this Event 🤍Join us for Baile con orgullo, an 18+ Pride celebration dance! No alcohol will be served at this event. Join us for a baile, free safer sex […]

Center Stage 2023

Palm Springs Air Museum 745 N Gene Autry Trail, Palm Springs

Center Stage highlights and celebrates the great work of The Center across the Coachella Valley and raises essential funds that support these programs and services.

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LGBTQ+ Youth Hangout Palm Springs

The Center McDonald/Wright Building 1301 North Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA, United States

Come have fun with us and make new friends! Mosaic Spirit Youth Space is open to all queer, trans and allied youth between the age of 10 and 18.

Free

Eisenhower Lecture: PrEP and PEP

Virtual Via Zoom

PrEP and PEP: Where to Go, What is Available to You, and What You Need to Know. Join us for an informative discussion with Cristian Villegas, NP, regarding PrEP and PEP care services here at Eisenhower Health and what is available to you. Bring your questions!

Free

The Center Closed in observance of Veteran’s Day

The Center McDonald/Wright Building 1301 North Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA, United States

The LGBTQ Community Center of the Desert is closed in observance of Veteran's Day. We will be back to normal hours on Monday, the 13th.

Transgender Day of Remembrance

The Center Eastern Coachella Valley 1515 Sixth Street, Coachella, CA, United States

About the Event Please join us for Transgender Day of Remembrance at The Center Coachella. We’ll be remembering and honoring trans* lives lost in 2023. Please RSVP for this event […]

2023 Wreath Auction

This festive event raises funds through beautifully crafted donated wreaths from our community. You can preview and bid online for your favorite wreath and enjoy a special holiday cabaret performance live at the patio of Eight4Nine Restaurant & Lounge.

Cena y Potluck con Orgullo

The Center Eastern Coachella Valley 1515 Sixth Street, Coachella, CA, United States

About the Event Let's celebrate each other during the holiday season! We'll enjoy food, champurrado and other delicious trays. * You are not required to bring a dish.* Open to […]

Trans* Masculine Support Group

The Center Eastern Coachella Valley 1515 Sixth Street, Coachella, CA, United States

  About the Event Sign up here: https://forms.office.com/r/xrWTpv5pty Group for ages 15-24. The mission of this group is to create a safe space where we can connect and support each […]

Free

World AIDS Day – Reading of the Names

The Center McDonald/Wright Building 1301 North Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA, United States

Join us as we remember those we've lost to AIDS-related illnesses.

2023 Paws & Claus Pet Food Drive

Making sure hungry families are taken care of doesn’t mean we should neglect our hungry pets. Our annual winter social helps us stock the pet food pantry in the Community Food Bank at The Center.

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